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World Animal Day 2016





1 – 2 – 4 OCTOBER 2016

 Second edition

 

Special guest FULCO PRATESI – founder of WWF Italy
Guest Anita Euschen – Ambassador, World Animal Day

 

SATURDAY 1st OCTOBER

Multipurpose Hall Giovanni Paolo II, via A. Vespucci, 12 (entrance via Colombo)

 

9.00/10.00 – OPENING WORLD ANIMAL DAY 2016 

Greetings of the city authorities and program presentation

Welcome speech by Fulco Pratesi, founder of WWF Italy

It presents the event Micol Brusaferro, journalist 

10.00/10.20 – Coffee Break

 

10.20/13.00 – CONFERENCE “THE WOLF “

MYTHS AND REALITY BETWEEN SAN FRANCISCO AND LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD: STORIES OF PASSION AND COEXISTENCE

Dott. Nicola Bressi – Naturalist and Director of Trieste Science museums 

Will be discussed, described and explaned the different relationships between men and wolves. In the wolf, the “human dimension” of the animal, which is the cultural projection of the wolf in our psyche and in our society, is the largest ever known for an animal. We can not therefore investigate, manage and protect the wolf in nature, apart from the image of the wolf in society.

THE WOLF IN THE ALPS, THE STORY OF A RETURN

Dott. Marco Zupan – Naturalist and member of Therion Research Group

Will be described the biology of the wolf and its important ecological function as predator. It will also be presented the extraordinary recovery that this species has had in Italy. In fact, while in the ’70s the wolf was on the brink of extinction, today he naturally returned, conquered again all the Alps to Friuli Venezia Giulia.

 

16.30 – DOG WATER RESCUE DEMONSTRATION HELD

Association Life Care Academy with the participation of Capitaneria di Porto

At Scala Reale della Riva Caduti per l’italianità di Trieste, close to Molo Audace

 

SUNDAY 2nd OCTOBER

 

9.30 – Flag Raising Ceremony by Scout St. George – ASSG

10.15 – NATURALISTIC EXCURSION IN ROSANDRA VALLEY

Guided nature excursion with italian and slovenian speaking guide, which runs along the old route of the former railway, running from 1887 to 1959, which put into communication Trieste with Hrpelje. The excursion wants to be a starting point for appreciating what is now the pedestrian and cycle track named Giordano Cottur: a long route that connects the heart of San Giacomo district and the heart of the Val Rosandra, between urbanity and naturalness that offers many glimpses of urban periphery, of natural landscapes residue of the province, of great works traffic related and of one of the most fascinating protected areas of the territory, the Val Rosandra.
This simple and suitable for everyone excursion, which will occupy the entire morning, is sponsored by TAD Committee and organized by the Natural Reserve of the Rosandra Valley-Dolina Glinščice and WWF Marine Protected Area of Miramare in collaboration with Regional Forest Service – Natural History Educational Centre of Basovizza and Trieste Transportation.

On occasion of Eurobirdwatching, the Lipu section of Trieste will be attend.

With the support of pairs of Reggimento Piemonte Cavalleria (2nd).

 

Meeting Point at 9.00 at the beginning of the cycle-pedestrian track G. Cottur (San Giacomo) for the TOUR POOL adjacent to the track, with description of biodiversity pond by the Association “Tutors Ponds and wetlands of Friuli Venezia Giulia”.

Meeting Point at 10.15 for the NATURALISTIC EXCURSION IN ROSANDRA VALLEY in front of the supermarket Bosco in Via Orlandini 1. 

A city bus is available to lead the participants to the starting point and recover, those who wish, back.

Participation is free and only possible upon registration that must be made before Thursday 30.9.2016. The registration is valid only if confirmed by the organizers.

Info and registration:
Trieste Animal Day Committee
info@triesteanimalday.it
+ 39 3332753116
Monday to Saturday from 8.30 to 10.00 and from 13.00 to 14.30

 

10.00/13.00 – THE CORRECT APPROACH TOWARD DOGS

At Circolo Pino Burlo, via Frausin 17, The Association “Ciao Ciao Bau Bau Emozioni a Sei Zampe” will explane how to behave and what to avoid for a good relationship with the dogs, and the basic rules of the current regulations to respect. The event is for children aged 5/10. There will be two classes from 10.00 to 11.15 and from 11.45 to 13.00. 

PIAZZA SAN GIACOMO

10.00/18.00 – EXHIBITION STAND in piazza San Giacomo 

10.00/18.00 – UNIT DOG DEMONSTRATION AND DIFFERENT ACTIVITIES 

11.00/18.00 – LECTURES ON ANIMAL EXPLOITATION at the stand “Conoscere per Capire”, by the Cultural Association Naica with Anti-Vivisection League – LAV 

  • 11.00 Conference on “Shows with animals”

Topic of discussion: circus, aquarium, zoo, sport show and tradition. 

  • 15.00 Conference on “Animal Welfare”

Topics of discussion: fur, wool, livestock, pets, neglect and sterilization. 

  • 17.00 Conference on “Nutrition”

Topic of discussion: farming, environment, social inequality, economy, hunting. 

Speakers: Patrizia Coga Asefrid (Naica) e Fulvio Tomsich Caruso (LAV) 

12.00 – Unit Dog Demonstration by Fiscal Police of Trieste 

13.00 – Demonstration by the Association “Gli Amici del Cane Blu”

14.00 – Demonstration by Firefighters Gorizia Unit Dog 

16.00 – Demonstration by the Association Training Rescue Dogs “NACS” 

18.00 – Speech by Crevatin Franco,  environment councilor of the municipality of S. Dorligo della Valle – Dolina,  Roberto Dubs president of the V district and Robero Rosa, parish priest of S. Giacomo apostle

 

Children’s Activities:

Association NAICA proposes the BIG-MEMORY game with images of healthy and happy animals compared to reality lifestyle images.

LAV proposes the game FOOD AND ENVIRONMENT with pc support.

• Table NAICA: the President is available for braided hairstyle (women and girls)

• Table GUARDIANS PONDS AND WETLANDS OF FVG: face painting.

• Table Scouts ASSG: games and scouts activities. Moreover will be built a pioneering scout building in the center of the San Giacomo square. 

10.00/18.00 – Photografy stand titled “THE RIGHT DISTANCE” by Stefano Savini, naturalist photographer. 

10.00/18.00 – “THE DOCTOR SAYS”. The veterinarians of CLINICA VETERINARIA SAN GIACOMO will be available for questions and information. 

LIST OF WORLD ANIMAL DAY 2016 PARTICIPANTS

 

Institutional bodies

Veterinary Public Health Service of FVG Region

Zoophilic Office of the City of Trieste

C.F.S. – Core Operating Cites
Municipality of S. Dorligo della Valle – Dolina, Environment Department
Piedmont Cavalry Regiment (2nd)

 

Dogs Unit

Fiscal Police of Trieste Unit Dog

Firefighters Gorizia Unit Dog

Association Gli Amici del Cane Blu

Association Ciao Ciao Bau Bau Emozioni a Sei Zampe

Association Training Rescue Dogs “NACS”

 

Animal welfare and environmental groups

Association for Pet Protection – ASTAD

Association WWF Trieste

Association Liberi di Volare

Association Ricomincio da Cane

Association Il Gattile

Association La Voce dei Conigli

Association Tutors Ponds and wetlands of Friuli Venezia Giulia

Cultural Association Naica

Ente Nazionale Protezione Animali – ENPA sez. Trieste

Anti-Vivisection League – LAV Trieste

Clinica Veterinaria S. Giacomo

Association Sos Pappagalli

International organization Animal Protection – OIPA Trieste

Association Zoophile Triestina – AZT

Association Banco Italiano Zoologico Trieste

MujaVeg

Trieste Animal Day (TAD) committee

 

Scientific research institutions 

Natural History Educational Centre of Basovizza

Wildlife Recovery Center

 

Parks and nature reserves

Natural Reserve of Val Rosandra – Glinščice

Marine Protected Area of Miramare

 

Educational and recreational associations

Scout San Giorgio – ASSG

Alla Giusta Distanza

 

Sponsor

L’Isola dei Tesori – Pet Care S.r.L

Green Remedies S.p.A

AVIVA Insurance

 

TUESDAY 4TH OCTOBER

 

18.30 Flag lowered by Scout S. Giorgio – ASSG

9.00/13.00 TEACHING ACTIVITY for recreation centers at WILDLIFE RECOVERY CENTER OF GORIZIA. 

17.00 – In front of the churchyard of San Giacomo Church

ANIMALS BLESSING by S.E.R. Msgr. Giampaolo Crepaldi Archbishop – Bishop of Trieste, with the participation of the children’s choir ” PICCOLI IN CORO ” directed by M° Aglaia Merkel. 

With the partecipation of Fiscal Police of Trieste Unit Dog and the Piedmont Cavalry Regiment (2nd)

From 16.00 to 19.00 in San Giacomo square, there will be a fund-raising and food collection for pets of less priviliged families of the district, given by the Food Bank Zoological 

20.30 – As exclusive event of the second edition of the World Animal Day 2016, and for the feast of San Francesco d’Assisi, patron saint of Italy, the association Trieste Animal Day proposes to citizenship a moment of MUSICAL CULTURE AT TRIPCOVICH THEATRE OF TRIESTE.
For the occasion will be presented the L. V. Beethoven’s Sixth Symphony (Pastorale) and Prélude à l’après – midi d’un faune by C. Debussy performed by the youth orchestra San Giusto conducted by Maestro Jacopo Brusa.
The actor from Trieste Francesco Gusmitta recites “Cantico delle Creature” and “Fioretto del lupo feroce”.
Delivering of Appreciation Plaque to Dr. Paul Bubich sponsor of the concert. 

At the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the martyrdom of Blessed Francesco Bonifacio, priest, killed in odium fidei on 11 September 1946, he will be remembered with a reading of one of his homilies, and with summary of his biography.
At the end of the concert it will be made a fund-raising for the association Therion Research Group, to support wildlife research wolves projects and other species monitored by the association in the FVG region.”

It presents the evening the journalist Micol Brusaferro

Moreover:                   

NATURAL HISTORY EDUCATIONAL CENTRE OF BASOVIZZA

visitor center of the Autonomous Region Friuli Venezia Giulia built and managed by the Regional Forest Service based in Basovizza 224. Is open Sunday, October 2 from 9:00 to 17:00 and Monday, October 3 from 9:00 to 13:00.

ENPA WILDLIFE RECOVERY CENTER (CRAS) of Trieste in via Marchesetti, 10/4 

Saturday, October 1st at XX, award ceremony of the 1st Literary Contest “Ti voglio un bene animale”, promoted by ENPA and A.Z.T., attended by Susanna Tamaro, who also chairs the jury.
Sunday, October 2nd from 11.00 to 14.00 “CLOSE UP”, meeting with diurnal and nocturnal birds of prey, guests of the recovery center.
Sunday, October 2 nd at 15.00, lecture on “Friuli Venezia Giulia: the new Golden Jackal” with speech of Dr. Marco Lapia on “Observations and reflections on the behavior of the golden jackal recovered, nursed and reintroduced in nature by ENPA of Trieste”.
Tuesday, 4th October at 14.00, meeting on “Aid wildlife on the road: the approach protocol and saving intervention” speakers Dr. Gianfranco Urso and Dr. Marco Lapia.

ASSOCIATION ASTAD ANIMALS SHELTER in Villa Opicina 1098, will be open for visits on Saturday 1st October from 15.00 to 18.00 for the animals blessing, the delivering of the prize “FAITHFUL FRIEND XII EDITION”, kiosks with TAD gadgets together with calendar 2017.

IL GATTILE via della Fontana 4, will be open for guided tours Sunday, October 2nd from 10.00 to 12.00 as OASIS FELINA via Costalunga (next to figure skating) on Monday, October 3rd from 10.00 to 12.00 and Tuesday, October 4th from 10.00 to 12.00. 

ASSOCIATION LIBERI DI VOLARE, rehabilitation center for swifts, swallows and martins, in Strada di Fiume 527 is available for tours on Saturday 1st, Sunday 2nd and Monday 3rd October from 17.00 to 19.00. If interesting please contact the manager of the facility (+393455273513). 

For all visitors agreement with the parking Saba Italia of San Giacom 

Under the patronage of:
Ministry of Health, Prefecture of Trieste, Autonomous Region of Friuli Venezia Giulia, Province of Trieste, Municipality of San Dorligo della Valle – Dolina, Diocese of Trieste, University of Trieste, Life WolfAlps.

And with the co-organization of the City of Trieste

 


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